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Global Grooves — In Stock — LPs

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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✨✧ Saka AcquayeVoices Of Africa – High-Life & Other Popular Music ... LP
Nonesuch, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
Although most Nonesuch Explorer sessions were ethnographic ones, recorded in the field by the label's engineers – this one's a studio session, recorded in New York by a group that's reputedly from Ghana, but which seems to be kind of a "fake" one from our perspective. Why? Well, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing with Warner text. Cover has a large corner cut, light wear, discoloration from age, small sticker spots, and an index label in back.)

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King Sunny AdeJuju Music ... LP
Mango, 1982. Near Mint- ... $24.99
King Sunny Ade's first major label LP, that helped him bring his juju music to the world. The blueprint of juju's laid down hear, with loads of intertwining guitar lines and tallking drums chattering away in a driving but never-too-busy fashion underneath. Includes "Sunny Ti De Arya", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has an index label in back.)

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King Sunny AdeLive Live Juju ... LP
Ryko, 1987. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
Titles include "Kira Kira", "Africa & America", "Moti Mo", "Maajo", "Ase", and "Drumming Finale". LP, Vinyl record album
(Clear vinyl pressing. Includes the obi. Cover has a stuck gatefold.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeMaster Guitarist Vol 4 ... LP
African Songs/Serengeti (UK), Late 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A great Sunny Ade disc licensed from the hard to get African Songs label! Chirping guitars trade off with vocal choruses over bubbling percussion laced with elastic talking drum on 10 numbers that run together as 2 side long jams, including "Mr Adenaike", "Egbe Board", "Joh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsAjoo ... LP
Makossa, 1983. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A nice set from King Sunny Ade, licensed to the Makossa label, but in the style of his African recordings, featuring a number of shorter compositions strung together into side-longsuites. Hypnotic guitar lines and gentle diatonic melodies float over propulsive percolating percussion, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light aging.)

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Africa NegraAfrica Negra – Antologia No 1 ... LP
Bongo Joe (Switzerland), 1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
A collection of work from one of the biggest bands on the scene in Sao Tome & Principe years ago – combo who rocked the small island nation with a great blend of West African modes and more tropical sounds! The guitar work is often very lively, and percolating strongly with the rhythms ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mahmoud AhmedEre Mela Mela (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/L'Arome/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard in your life – an assortment of mid 70s tunes from Mahmoud Ahmed, the second grooviest Ethiopian artist, next to Mulatu! Ahmed's sound is a lot more out there than Mulatu's – less funky and jazz-based, and more in the mode of snakey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ferkat Al ArdOghneya ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
The music of Lebanon never got much global exposure during the 70s – but it's clear that Ferkat Al Ard was bringing plenty of the globe's influences to play on this amazing record – mixing together bits of electric funk, Brazilian jazz, and soulful strings at a level that completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ihsan Al-MunzerBelly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... LP
A Chahine & Fils/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
A really fantastic little record – and one that's even better than you might expect from the title – which itself is already pretty darn fantastic! The set is upbeat and funky, but not entirely disco – more this very groovy blend of Mid-East elements and more familiar keyboards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kubura AlaragboKubura Alaragbo ... LP
Leader (Nigeria), Early/Mid 80s. Very Good- ... $24.99 29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and labels have a name in pen.)

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Alex OSay No ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good- ... $14.99 24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, light stains, and bent corners.)

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Tony AllenLagos No Shaking ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2006. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 32.99
A real back to basics set from Tony Allen – much more strongly in his Afro Funk groove of the late 70s than other recent work, and recorded in Lagos with an earthy approach that's totally great! All the experiments and odd flourishes of recent sets have been stripped away – and Allen ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony AllenSecret Agent (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nonesuch/World Circuit, 2010. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $33.99 34.98
Tony Allen never lets us down – and even though he recorded this set well into the first decade of his "comeback" years, an album like this still has the same sort of fresh, urgent feel that got him noticed again by a whole new generation of fans! There's definitely lots of Allen's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Progress ... LP
Comet (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 44.98
An Afro Funk classic – killer solo work from Tony Allen – originally known as the drummer for Fela during his key years – stepping out here on his own with the Afrika 70 band! The album's a monster all the way through – every bit as great as any of Fela's 70s classics, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (180 gram pressing – special edition) ... LP
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $33.99 34.98
A really fantastic collaboration between two pioneers of African music – and a set that nicely opens both into the jazziest side of their talents! Hugh Masekela blows flugelhorn, and Tony Allen handles drums and plenty of percussion – and although both artists sing a bit, the main ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rejoice (2CD special edition) ... CD 18.99

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Tony Allen with Afrobeat 2000NEPA – Never Expect Power Always ... LP
Celluloid/Comet (France), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Landmark material from the legendary Nigerian percussionist! NEPA is a great little album from Tony Allen – recorded in the mid 80s, but with a chunky groove that's very much in the style of his 70s Afro Funk work! The title track is one of Allen's best cuts ever – a really anthemic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ArrowKnock Dem Dead ... LP
Mango, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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ArrowO' La Soca ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ ArrowSoca Savage ... LP
Arrow, 1984. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing. Cojver has light wear and an index sticker.)

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Alhaji Kollington AyinlaIjo Yoyo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good ... $1.99 11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some heavy edge wear, with light stains and a bit of peeling on back.)

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Baba ZulaXX ... LP
Glitterbeat (Germany), 2000s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $36.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert and download code.)

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✨✧ Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandExpansions ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 20.99
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band always sound great – but this time around, they feel funkier than before, and maybe a bit more sinister too – a really great change that has us falling in love with the group all over again! There's still plenty of steel drums in the mix – used to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pedro BaezPedro Baez ... LP
Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina), 1983. Sealed ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Souren BaronianMiddle Eastern Soul Of Carlee Records (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Modern Harmonic, Mid 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $34.99 36.99
A surprising slice of work from the 70s – three different albums all released under various guises by Armenian American reedman Souren Baronian – all put out on his own Carlee label, and done in a very cool mix of styles! Baronian blows both familiar American horns and more exotic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerFuji Rapping ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $9.99 11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface wear, discoloration from age, partially unglued top seam, and writing in pen on both sides.)

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✨✧ Ashwin BatishSitar Power ... LP
Batish, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Silly stuff – but it works! Ashwin Batish was born 10 years too late – because if this album was recorded in the 70s, it would have a strong Bollywood groove, with Ashwin's sitar funking over heavy wah-wah guitar. As it is, though, Ashwin recorded this one in 1986 – so the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Batish pressing.)

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Francis BebeyAfrican Electronic Music 1975 to 1982 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Not what you might expect when shopping for African music – unique electronic sounds from Cameroon musician Francis Bebey – as heavy on keyboards as other 70s work is on guitar! There's still plenty of acoustic elements in the mix though, too – lots of earthy percussion at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LPs – and a very nice package!)

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Benitez & ValenciaImpossible Love Songs From 60s Quito ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99
Beautiful work from the Ecuadorian duo of Gonzalo Benitez and Luis Alberto Valencia – a duo who have this wonderfully heartbreaking way of putting over a tune – often working with just spare accompaniment on acoustic guitar, which really lets you focus on the amazing quality of their ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John Berberian & The Middle Eastern EnsembleMiddle Eastern Rock (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Verve/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Don't think "rock", think "groove" – because oud player John Berberian takes his instrument into some very groovy territory here – mixing its Mid-East roots with a sweet array of modal rhythms and psychedelic elements – all of which make for an album that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Middle Eastern Rock ... CD 16.99

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Zazou BikayeMr Manager (with bonus download – and bonus tracks) ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
80s Afro grooves, recorded in Belgium – given a nice twist by the Crammed Discs label, which was one of the first to really open up African styles with more European elements! Bony Bikaye handles vocals, and Hector Zazou plays plenty of keyboards and adds in beat – so there's an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – which also includes some bonus tracks!)

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BKOMali Foli Coura ... LP
Buda (France), 2018. Sealed ... $11.99 19.99
A very cool group from Mali – one who have some of the older currents that you'd associate with the scene, but served up with a nicely contemporary crackle! The vocals often have those bluesy inflections that have risen up strongly in west Africa – but the instrumentation also has a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black Children Sledge Funk BandLove Is Fair (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
RTS/Afrodelic (Italy), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
The first album from the Black Children Sledge Funk Band – a combo who've got a sound that's a lot more lean than their name – with plenty of the funk that you might expect, mixed with some of the slightly trippy elements of the Zamrock generation too! The vocals are processed in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black MangoQuicksand (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Gusstaff (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A really unique project from Philippe Samiguel – recorded in Bamako, where Samiguel has worked as a producer for many years – during which time he's pulled together ideas from all sorts of different projects, and forged them into a new groove of his own! Samiguel's worked most famously ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Quicksand ... CD 15.99

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Bobby SoloSuperbobby ... LP
Ricordi (Italy), 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
(Vocalists, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Jean-Pierre Boistel & Tony KennybrewPercussions Pour La Danse ... LP
Left Ear (Austria), Late 80s. New Copy ... $29.99 34.99
A percussion record, but one with a very different twist – as the set was done both in collaboration with dancer Tonny Kennybrew, and based on his sense of motion – and it was done at the end of the 80s, and features a very cool mix of both acoustic and electric instrumentation! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bonbon VodouCimitere Creole ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2022. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 29.99
A really beautiful little record – one that bills itself as coming from from creole roots and French chanson – and which definitely delivers the goods as promised! The rhythms are often nice and lean – bubbling, percolating elements that maybe echo some older styles from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cimitere Creole ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Boyoyo BoysTJ Today ... LP
Rounder, 1988. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Brother Moves OnTolika Mtoliki ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $28.99
A fantastic project from this contemporary South African performance ensemble – one that seeks to weave together older strands of sound from the nation's rich cultural heritage, and link them to a more contemporary mode of expression, as befits the group's role in the younger generation! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please note – The sleeves have a small split on the top seam from shipping.)

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BuariBuari ... LP
RCA/Be With (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
Maybe the best-known international album from Sidiku Buari – an artist who recorded some killer sets in his native Ghana, but who got a rare chance to work here in the US for this album – which features some tight funky elements by Bernard Purdie on drums, Paul Grivvin on keyboards, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Biluka Y Los CanibalesLeaf-Playing In Quito 1960 to 1965 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Other-worldly sounds from a leaf-playing musician from the South American scene – an artist who takes the leaf of a ficus tree, holds it in his mouth, and creates all these unusual sounds that are very much in the territory of some sort of exotic reed instrument! The leaf solos are mixed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bulgarian State Television Female Voice ChoirLe Mystere Des Voix Bulgares ... LP
Nonesuch, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cutout notch, promo stamp, and a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Mzykayifani ButheleziFashion Maswedi ... LP
Rounder, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Miguel Calo Y Su Orquesta TipicaAl Compas Del Corazon ... LP
EMI (Argentina), 1940s. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s Uruguayan pressing. Cover has wide clear tape holding the seams and spine, with small multi-color stickers at the spine.)

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Miguel Calo Y Su Orquesta TipicaMiguel Calo Y Su Orquesta Tipica ... LP
Odeon (Colombia), 1940s. Very Good ... $9.99
With vocals by Raul Iriarte. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Colombian pressing. Cover has wide clear tape holding the seams and spine, with several small stickers at the spine under the tape.)

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Bright ChimezieRespect Africa ... LP
RAS (Nigeria), 1984. Good ... $5.99
Titles include "Respect Africa", "You Can't Hurry The Sunrise", "Lekwa Uweam", and "Liza". LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl has a heated edge that skips on each side, appears VG- otherwise. Cover has heavy wear and aging, splitting in the spine, and writing in pen.)

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Johnny Clegg & SavukaShadow Man ... LP
Capitol, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)
Also available Shadow Man ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Congo PercussionCongo Percussion ... LP
Omega, Late 50s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, half split top seam, split bottom seam, and a name in pen in back.)

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Cosmic Eye (Amancio D'Silva)Dream Sequence (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EMI/Roundtable (Australia), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 40.99
The most mindblowing work we've ever heard from guitarist Amancio D'Silva – a really freewheeling blend of jazz and Indian music, and a set that goes far beyond most of his other albums! The album definitely lives up to the dream sequence promised by the title – as it features one long ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Guy CuevasTotal Cuevas ... LP
Libreville (France), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $39.99 42.99
Funky French club tracks from the start of the 80s – all the brainchild of DJ Guy Cuevas, who has a perfect ear for mixing together dancefloor styles and a nice range of global elements! And sure, lots of folks worked in that territory during the 80s world music boom – but Cuevas was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Total Cuevas ... CD 16.99

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CymandeSecond Time Round (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
Heavy bass, tight percussion, and a wonderfully trippy groove – the stunning second album from Cymande, and one of our funk favorites from the 70s! These guys have a sound that's completely unique – a vibe that mixes African and Jamaican influences up in the heady London scene of the ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juan D'ArienzoBailarin Compadrito ... LP
RCA (Argentina), Late 50s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue. Cover is missing the plastic outer sleeve, and has some light stains and fading along the right side.)

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Amancio D'SilvaKonkan Dance (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Roundtable (Australia), 1972. New Copy ... $29.99 40.99
A previously unissued album from Indian guitarist Amancio D'Silva – recorded during his legendary run of work at Lansdowne Studios, but making its first-ever appearance here! The work on the set is every bit as far-reaching and progressive as some of D'Silva's official releases – and ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – in a cool flip-back cover – like a vintage album in the Lansdowne Series!)

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Dadawah (Ras Michael)Peace & Love ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 22.99
One of the most righteous albums to come out of the Kingston scene in the early 70s – a set that's driven by the new spirit of the Rastafarian generation, but which also pushes the music much more than some of the commercial efforts of the time! The style of the music here is almost to ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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DaktarisSoul Explosion ... LP
Desco/Daptone, 1998. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest grooves from the legendary Desco Records years – a brilliant album of modern Afro Funk done by The Daktaris – in a groove that's just as hard-hitting as any of Fela's work from the 70s! The album was one of the first to bring back an older African style to current ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered pressing – with download!)

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Gryllus Daniel/Weores SandorA Teljesseg Fele ... LP
Hungaroton (Hungary), 1988. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Alfredo De Angelis Y Su Orquesta TipicaLa Brisa ... LP
EMI (Argentina), Mid 40s-Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
With vocals by Carlos Dente and Julio Martel. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Cover has lightly bent corners, some aging, and notes in marker in back.)

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Hugo Del Carril/Mercedes SimoneRecordando ... LP
RCA/Camden, 1940s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(60s Mexican pressing. Cover has a peeled patch from tape removal at the spine, small peeled spots at the corners, and some yellowed tape remnants in back.)

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Porfirio DiazBellezas De Porfirio Diaz Y Su Orquesta Tipica Con Jorge Abril ... LP
RCA (Colombia), 1930s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light stains in back along the opening.)

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Andres Do BarroPum! ... LP
RCA/Victor (Spain), 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has light wear and a bumped corner.)

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DriveDrive Unlimited ... LP
RCA/We Are Busy Bodies, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A set that's filled with mighty nice keyboards – delivered with plenty of 60s soul jazz inspiration in the style, but served up with more of a 70s vibe overall – especially on some of the cuts that bring in some very heavy funk elements at the bottom! As with the group's previous album ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dumi & The Maraire Marimba EnsembleChiwoniso – Music Of Zimbabwe ... LP
Dumi, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with some small sticker spots.)

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Dumisani Maraire & Nyunga Nyunga MbiraTichazomuona ... LP
Nyami Nyami (France), 1986. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
An album from the 80s, but one with a very timeless vibe – as the set is heavy on mbiri work from Dumisani Maraire – recorded in a way that mostly just features vocals alongside the sparkling tones of the thumb piano! The mbiri is likely amplified here – as it's got a resonance ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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E&S BrothersTaduma ... LP
Blue Tree/Afrosynth (Netherlands), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
Sweet keyboard soul from the South African scene of the mid 80s – a record that's got a vibe that's a lot leaner and more electro oriented than some of the bubblegum pop to come! E&S are the duo of Ernest Segeel and Shadrack Ndlovu – and although the tunes are mostly electric, they ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Edikanfo Super African BandPace Setters ... LP
EG, 1981. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
A classic album from this great group from Ghana – one that probably got more exposure than usual, thanks to the fact that they were taken under the wing of Brian Eno, who produced the album, in a tradition that would stretch back to Ginger Baker's work with Fela! The group have a great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, promo sticker, and an index label in back.)

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Mohammed El BakkarExotic Music Of The Belly Dancer ... LP
Audio Fidelity, Early 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the bottom seam and some light wear.)

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El Zapatero40eme Anniversaire L'Immortel Jazz Des Jeunes ... LP
St Aude, Early 80s. Very Good ... $6.99
A nice mix of jazz and tropical rhythms – served up with tenor work from El Zapatero! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click in one spot, but is nice and clean overall.)

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Alemayehu EsheteAlemayehu Eshete – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 2 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda/L'Arome (France), 1970s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Amazing 70s recordings from Ethiopian singer Alemayehu Eshete – one of the greatest stars of the Ethiopiques series next to Mulatu! The style here is often quite funky at times – a strong James Brown influence in some of the rhythms, hitting hard with a heavy funk groove at the bottom, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatEsso! Afrojam Funkbeat ... LP
Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2015. Sealed ... $9.99
Sweet work from a great Chicago combo – one who go way past the usual grooves you might expect from an ensemble of this nature! Sure, these guys have "Afro" in their name, but they don't just play Fela-styled sounds – and instead step into a warm, wide range of sounds – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Etran De L'AirAgadez ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A fantastic little set, and one that may well represent a key evolution of the Tuareg sound – as the group here still work in the sublime blend of guitar lines that made their previous record so great, but also find this focus and majesty that really pushes the whole thing over the top! We're ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juanita EukaMabanzo ... LP
Strut (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $25.99 27.99
The solo debut of Juanita Euka, a singer you might know for her fantastic contributions to the London Afrobeat Collective and other groups – yet clearly an artist waiting to shine in the spotlight on her own! Euka is Congolese, but raised in Argentina – and given her recent work on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chaba Fadela & Cheb SahraouiHana Hana ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Cover has light wear, a trace of a price sticker, and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ David FanshaweAfrican Sanctus ... LP
Philips, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
The record is a composition "For African tapes, choir, soprano, shouter, African drummer, rock drummer, percussion, guitar, bass, piano, and organ" – and it takes tapes that Fanshawe recorded in the field during the late 60s, and mixes them with larger arrangements featuring all the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing. Cover has an import sticker in front and an index label in back.)

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Fela & Egypt 80Live In Amsterdam (2LP pressing) ... LP
EMI, 1984. Near Mint- 2LP ... $39.99
An excellent live set from Fela – one that shows that he was still very capable of going over the top during the 80s! The set's a double LP – and it features 4 great numbers by the group, with Fela on soprano sax, piano, and organ, and plenty of other great work on tenor, alto, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has an index label over the barcode in back.)

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Fela & Roy AyersMusic Of Many Colors ... LP
Celluloid/Knitting Factory, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
One of the best soul collaborations ever! Fela and Roy Ayers team up for this whopping album that brings together the best sides of these monster soul talents of the 70s! In keeping with Fela's work, the tracks are long and Afro-tinged, with a complicated groove that grows over the length of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Coffin For Head Of State ... LP
Knitting Factory, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
One of the most compelling Fela albums of the 70s – and one that's got a very different feel than some of his others. The album features one long track – "Coffin For Head Of State" – and although the track still has the usual Fela staples of horn riffs, chopping vamps, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70No Agreement ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A killer from the classic years, and one of Fela's best albums! "No Agreement" is a super great groover – with a catchy hook that goes on and on, and some very tasty playing by Tony Allen and the group. The track is long, with heavy solos, and vocals that will knock you out! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Fela & Africa 70No Agreement (white cover) ... LP
Celluloid, 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A killer from the classic years, and one of Fela's best albums! "No Agreement" is a super great groover – with a catchy hook that goes on and on, and some very tasty playing by Tony Allen and the group. The track is long, with heavy solos, and vocals that will knock you out! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Scorpio reissue.)

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Fela & Africa 70Sorrow Tears & Blood (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
An impassioned attack on police and army violence in 70s Nigeria – and easily one of Fela Kuti's best-remembered albums of the time! The lead track – "Sorrow Tears & Blood" – is really tremendous – a wicked groove that begins with a very long electric piano ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Yellow Fever ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1976/1999. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A really killer 70s album from Fela Kuti – one that serves up a hell of a message, and some great slinky grooves too! "Yellow Fever" is a brutal attack on miscegenation, backed by a funky groove that makes the whole thing fall into place with an amazing riffing sound – bold, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Fela & Africa 70Zombie (Mercury pressing) ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
One of the few US major label issues of work by Fela, and a record that's titled after the import Zombie LP, but which has a different set of tracks. The record does include the 12 and a half minute reading of "Zombie" that was on the original LP – but then it's also got "Monke ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape, with Mercury inner sleeve and insert! Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Four SoundsJazz From District Six ... LP
Trutone/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
A South African jazz set from the end of the 60s, but one with a different vibe than some of the rest – as the group have a lean style that still also seems to mix a fair bit of Township elements in with the jazz – which makes for tracks that have a wonderfully playful mix of modes, and ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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FrenosFrenos ... LP
Alhambra (Portugal), 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Cover has some aging and lightly bent corners.)

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Osvaldo FresedoSosteniendo Recuerdos ... LP
EMI (Uruguay), Early 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
With vocals by Hector Pacheco. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue, still in the plastic outer sleeve, with import sticker.)

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Osvaldo FresedoTangos Fantasticos ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Mono 6 Eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has discoloration from age, a split bottom seam held with wide clear tape, and a small peeled spot in front.)

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✨✧ Friimen Muzic CompanyFree Man (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tidal Waves, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
Heady sounds from Friimen – a 70s combo from Nigeria, but one who have some of the deeper, more psychedelic elements of groups from farther south on the West African scene – lots of basslines and a dubby sort of vibe! At times, the feel here is almost more like Blo or Cymande (even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies!)

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Alhaji K FrimpongAbrado ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
Funky genius from the mighty K Frimpong – an album recorded in Germany in the mid 80s – but a set that cooks like some of the best West African funk from the decade before! The sound is lean and mean, and there's plenty of grit in the grooves – a lot more bass and funky drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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K FrimpongK Frimpong & Vis A Vis ... LP
Ofori Brothers/Hot Casa (France), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 39.99
Fantastic guitar work from K Frimpong – and plenty of other fantastic sounds too – all rolled up in his unique blend of Afro funk and high-life – served up here on four nice long tracks! There's vocals on the record, but the guitar and rhythms are what really drive the train ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – mastered at The Carvery, and served up in a nice heavy cover!)

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K Frimpong & His Cubanos FiestaMe Da A Onnda ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A funky highlife stunner from the mighty K Frimpong – an artist who always seems to find a way to make a familiar groove sound even heavier than you might expect! That's definitely the case here – as rattling percussion really sets the scene for every track – sometimes with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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K Frimpong & Super Complex SoundsAhyewa Special ... LP
Ofori Brothers/Hot Casa (France), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 39.99
The sublime first album from K Frimpong – a really unique blend of hi-life and Afro Funk, but served up with all these unusual touches that make the album stand out from even most of the rest of the revolutionary sounds that were coming from Ghana at the time! There's this sense of flow that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – heavy vinyl and cover!)

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GeminiGemini ... LP
Pepita (Hungary), 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Export version, with English titles on the labels. Cover and label on Side A have an index label.)

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Ghana Black Star BandGhana Ndwom – Songs Of Ghana ... LP
Afro Request, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
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Giant StepGiant On The Move (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Strawberry Rain, 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $30.99
A set that's definitely a giant on the move – a heavy, hard rocker from the Indonesian scene – full of freak and fuzz, in this fantastic blend of psych elements and progressive jamming! The group are fantastic – speaking plenty with the guitar of Benny Soebardja, who also sings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Wellington GibsonIn Love With The Bahamas ... LP
Elite, 1970s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Cover has light ring wear.)

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Gilberto GilRefavela (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $37.99 39.99
One of the funkiest albums ever from Gilberto Gil – a set that beautifully mixes rootsy elements with tighter funk arrangements – in a style that's not unlike some of the 70s samba soul experiments from Jorge Ben! The record borrows heavily from American funk and soul of the time, and ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gnawa Music Of MarrakeshNight Spirit Masters ... LP
Axiom/Zehra (UK), 1990. New Copy ... $24.99 26.99
One of the earthiest recordings made by Bill Laswell during his run of classic productions on Axiom Records – a set that's very faithful to the unique sound of the Gnawa musicians of Morocco, and which features no performance at all from Laswell! Sometimes, Bill would like to insert himself ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alberto GomezAlberto Gomez ... LP
Sonolux, 1930s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Cover has some wear and aging, with a small peeled spot in back.)

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Group BombinoGuitars From Agadez Vol 2 – Music Of Niger ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2007. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
A second amazing set of guitars from Agadez – this time around from Group Bombino, who have a slightly warmer sound than Group Inerane – but one that's equally great as well! The tunes build up sparely from percussion, guitar parts, and vocals from the group – sung together in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Group NSIRoger A Ti Wawa ... LP
Da'N Records/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
NSI stands for "new sounds from the islands" – and that's definitely what you'll get here from this combo who serve up a fantastic blend of Antilles rhythms and contemporary club funk – all very much in the best spirit of the early zouk movement at the time! There's lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Groupe RTDDancing Devils Of Djibouti (with bonus download) ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A really great combo from the small nation of Djibouti – stepping out here in one of the first international record releases from that company in decades – a shuttered legacy to the rest of the world, given the tight control of music by the state! Yet despite that situation, the Groupe ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A 45 rpm double vinyl pressing – with download!)
 
 



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